The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 492 556 504
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -52
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 141 104 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 89 67 72
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37725 40991 37904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.81% 83.75% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 33702 31701
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 49 £65,000 +36.84% 6
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 85 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.63%) Information Security
3 70 (29.66%) Degree
4 68 (28.81%) Penetration Testing
5 61 (25.85%) Mobile App
6 55 (23.31%) Finance
7 52 (22.03%) Java
7 52 (22.03%) OWASP
8 51 (21.61%) CISSP
9 47 (19.92%) Security Cleared
10 46 (19.49%) C#
11 44 (18.64%) QA
11 44 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 42 (17.80%) Software Engineering
13 41 (17.37%) Selenium
14 40 (16.95%) SC Cleared
14 40 (16.95%) .NET
15 37 (15.68%) Automated Testing
15 37 (15.68%) Cyber Security
16 36 (15.25%) E-Commerce
17 35 (14.83%) SQL
18 33 (13.98%) Ethical Hacking
18 33 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 28 (11.86%) PCI DSS
19 28 (11.86%) C
20 27 (11.44%) Load Testing
20 27 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
21 26 (11.02%) Performance Testing
21 26 (11.02%) Wireless
21 26 (11.02%) Risk Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.27%) IIS
2 2 (0.85%) Apache
2 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.85%) Node.js
2 2 (0.85%) nginx
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) Route 53
2 2 (0.85%) IaaS
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.42%) Veeva
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.02%) Wireless
2 24 (10.17%) Wireless Security
3 23 (9.75%) Network Security
4 20 (8.47%) Firewall
5 13 (5.51%) Internet
6 12 (5.08%) HTTP
7 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.85%) SSL
9 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.42%) DSL
9 1 (0.42%) DNS
9 1 (0.42%) WAN
9 1 (0.42%) SMTP
9 1 (0.42%) FTP
9 1 (0.42%) LAN
9 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.93%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.27%) MySQL
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.85%) Redis
4 2 (0.85%) SimpleDB
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (17.37%) Selenium
2 27 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (10.17%) Visual Studio
4 22 (9.32%) JIRA
5 21 (8.90%) SoapUI
6 17 (7.20%) Git (software)
6 17 (7.20%) Cucumber
6 17 (7.20%) Bugzilla
7 16 (6.78%) JMeter
8 14 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
8 14 (5.93%) LoadRunner
8 14 (5.93%) TeamCity
9 13 (5.51%) WebDriver
10 11 (4.66%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.97%) Appium
11 7 (2.97%) NUnit
12 6 (2.54%) Capybara
12 6 (2.54%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.12%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 55 (23.31%) Finance
2 10 (4.24%) Games
2 10 (4.24%) Legal
2 10 (4.24%) Banking
3 8 (3.39%) Retail
4 6 (2.54%) Marketing
5 5 (2.12%) Local Government
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (21.61%) Consultant
2 35 (14.83%) Tester
3 30 (12.71%) Penetration Tester
3 30 (12.71%) Security Specialist
4 27 (11.44%) Analyst
4 27 (11.44%) Security Consultant
5 25 (10.59%) Applications Specialist
5 25 (10.59%) Application Security Specialist
6 16 (6.78%) Test Manager
7 15 (6.36%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 15 (6.36%) Test Engineer
8 14 (5.93%) Testing Consultant
9 12 (5.08%) Test Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) IT Consultant
9 12 (5.08%) IT Security Consultant
10 11 (4.66%) Architect
10 11 (4.66%) Security Analyst
11 10 (4.24%) Security Architect
12 9 (3.81%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 9 (3.81%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.95%) .NET
2 24 (10.17%) SOAP
3 23 (9.75%) HTML
4 19 (8.05%) Web Services
5 16 (6.78%) Ajax
6 12 (5.08%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.66%) JSP
8 10 (4.24%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.24%) WCF
8 10 (4.24%) REST
9 9 (3.81%) Spring
9 9 (3.81%) Struts
10 7 (2.97%) COM
11 5 (2.12%) XML
12 4 (1.69%) RESTful
12 4 (1.69%) HTML5
13 2 (0.85%) XSL
13 2 (0.85%) CSS
13 2 (0.85%) J2EE
13 2 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.85%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.78%) CESG
5 14 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.51%) Open Source
7 10 (4.24%) PKI
7 10 (4.24%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (4.24%) Online Games
8 7 (2.97%) GIS
9 5 (2.12%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.12%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.27%) User Experience
11 3 (1.27%) RMADS
12 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.51%) UNIX
1 13 (5.51%) Windows
2 11 (4.66%) Linux
3 7 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.97%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.63%) Information Security
3 68 (28.81%) Penetration Testing
4 52 (22.03%) OWASP
5 44 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 42 (17.80%) Software Engineering
7 37 (15.68%) Automated Testing
7 37 (15.68%) Cyber Security
8 36 (15.25%) E-Commerce
9 33 (13.98%) Ethical Hacking
10 27 (11.44%) Load Testing
11 26 (11.02%) Performance Testing
11 26 (11.02%) Risk Management
12 25 (10.59%) Project Management
12 25 (10.59%) Integration Testing
12 25 (10.59%) Test Automation
13 24 (10.17%) Test Strategy
14 22 (9.32%) Test Scripting
15 21 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (8.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.03%) Java
2 46 (19.49%) C#
3 35 (14.83%) SQL
4 28 (11.86%) C
5 16 (6.78%) C++
6 15 (6.36%) PHP
7 12 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.08%) Python
8 11 (4.66%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.39%) Ruby
10 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 70 (29.66%) Degree
2 51 (21.61%) CISSP
3 47 (19.92%) Security Cleared
4 40 (16.95%) SC Cleared
5 23 (9.75%) ISEB
6 20 (8.47%) CISM
7 15 (6.36%) CEH
7 15 (6.36%) DV Cleared
8 14 (5.93%) CISA
9 12 (5.08%) OSCP
10 11 (4.66%) GPEN
10 11 (4.66%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.12%) GSLC
11 5 (2.12%) GIAC
12 4 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.85%) SSCP
14 1 (0.42%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (18.64%) QA
2 33 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (11.86%) PCI DSS
4 15 (6.36%) COBIT
5 9 (3.81%) JSP 440
6 5 (2.12%) PAS 55
7 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) Nmap
3 2 (0.85%) Nessus
3 2 (0.85%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.36%) Google
3 8 (3.39%) Oracle
3 8 (3.39%) VMware
4 6 (2.54%) HP
5 5 (2.12%) WorldPay
5 5 (2.12%) McAfee
6 3 (1.27%) Qualys
6 3 (1.27%) BT
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) Facebook
8 1 (0.42%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: £130,000 per annum good bonuses and bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures - London & S.E(Permanent and Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + min 18% bonus + car allow + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago